tourism: "Little Norway" - Life on the Kitsap Peninsula - 10/13/06 10:45 AM
Just west across the Puget Sound from Seattle, on the Kitsap Peninsula, nestled beside the shores of Liberty Bay, is the quaint town of Poulsbo, lovingly referred to as "Little Norway."
In the late 1880's the area was settled by several immigrant families who had traveled over from Norway. The location reminded them of the mountains and fjords back home. One of the families were from Paulsbo, Norway. For many years, Norwegian was the only language that was spoken in the region. As the village grew, the townspeople submitted there request for a post office. The Post Master misspelled the name, and it's been called Poulsbo ever since.
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tourism: "Happy as Clams!" - Life in Washington State - 10/09/06 10:36 AM
One of the favored pastimes here in beautiful Washington State is clam digging. The WA Dept. of Fish & Game has an excellent website full of helpful facts, resources, and regulations on harvesting shellfish.
To learn more about clam digging here on the scenic Kitsap Peninsula, go to Crabbing in the Hood.
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Rich Jacobson is a licensed real estate professional providing empowerment and relentless representation of clients throughout all of Kitsap County, and portions of Pierce, Mason, and Jefferson Counties. You can also find him on KitsapLife.com and … (8 comments)

tourism: "Ferry, Cross the Mercy" - Life in Washington State - 10/06/06 10:05 AM
If you do a Google search for "Ferry," the 1st ranked site you'll find is the "Official Washington State Ferries" homepage.
The history of the WA State Ferry System is a fascinating one, originating in the early 1900's with several private steamboat operators, known as the "Mosquito Fleet," to the present State-run operations we have today.
The WA State Ferry System is the largest ferry system in the United States, serving eight counties within Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada. WSF’s existing system has 10 routes and 20 terminals that are served by 28 vessels. In fiscal year 1999, WSF carried … (4 comments)

 
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